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COVID in Israel: Infection rate continues rise, serious cases decline

Haaretz - Mon, 2021-09-13 08:33
COVID testing sites throughout Israel will be closed for Yom Kippur between Wednesday and Friday

Palestinian shot after reported attempted stabbing at West Bank junction

Haaretz - Mon, 2021-09-13 08:24
The Israeli military said 27-year-old man holding a screwdriver was pushed away by one soldier, shot by another

Report: Israeli grandfather absconded six-year-old survivor of Italy cable car accident on private jet

Haaretz - Mon, 2021-09-13 08:03
According to Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, grandfather Shmuel Peleg picked up the boy for a court-ordered visit, drove him to Switzerland and then the two boarded a chartered business jet to Tel Aviv

Start and end the Yom Kippur fast with tradition: Two kugel recipes

Haaretz - Mon, 2021-09-13 07:28
They say that all the kugel one ate in honor of Shabbat is weighed in heavenly court alongside one’s deeds and misdeeds

A brief history of chicken soup, the ‘Jewish penicillin’

Haaretz - Mon, 2021-09-13 07:01
Way before Campbell’s iconic cans, Jews around the world prepared the savory broth. We take a closer look at its unique origins, just in time for Yom Kippur

After extradition from Israel, Malka Leifer appears in Australian court on child abuse charges

Haaretz - Mon, 2021-09-13 06:27
Leifer’s accusers said Israeli authorities had dragged out the case, while the former school principal, who faces 74 charges including rape and indecent assault, claimed she was mentally unfit to stand trial

Deep in the woods, where a terrifying real-life Holocaust fairy tale unfolded

The Forward - Mon, 2021-09-13 05:00
Rebecca Frankel’s ‘Into the Forest’ tells the story of the Rabinowitz family and other Jews who confront both natural and man-made terrors.

Judge in line to be first Muslim picked as permanent justice on Israel's Supreme Court

Haaretz - Mon, 2021-09-13 03:01
Tel Aviv District Court Judge Khaled Kabub was reportedly bitter when passed over in 2017
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